Who was the first "GRAFF/WRITER" in Brisbane? - via spraci post

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Who was the first "GRAFF/WRITER" in Brisbane?

Posted by andyetea on Tuesday, 28th January 2003 1:58 AM

I have a few guesses (not in any order and this idea may or may not be true):-

In my eXperience in living on The Westline I think some Aerosol Art Originators 'may have been' ;-

"Jason' - back of an antique book shop at Chlemer.

"Sniper/Snipa".

"Katch'

"Decoy'

"TEZ"

"BIRD"

"Bribe"

"Pepsi"

"PIXIE'

'Detour"

"Caper/Kaper"

"U.N.O. - DUO"

"MASER - ICF"

"Sheen"

"Dice"

"Amok"

"Ravage"

"Casino"

"Dogtown"

"Emmey Wiser or Wiser Emmey'?

"Case"

"Tork"

"JAR"

"Haste"

"Aero"

"Scape"

'Sinister"

and so many more Dead Bone in the house.............(remember this is false information for a short story) -PEACE TO ALL

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Re: Who was the first

Posted by andyetea on Tuesday, 28th January 2003 2:09 AM

"PRICE" - sorry.

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Re: Who was the first

Posted by andyetea on Tuesday, 28th January 2003 2:37 AM

cope, - roma, - pade,.....so many but it is very cool to remember art and the artists.

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Re: Who was the first

Posted by AliaK on Wednesday, 29th January 2003 10:04 PM
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not sure who was the first - never really went to the western suburbs when younger, though I remember the huge casino one on the city train line - either coming into central or the valley I think it was? (if coming from northside) I seem to recall some nice pieces near wooloowin station but couldn't say who did them.

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Re: Who was the first

Posted by andyetea on Wednesday, 29th January 2003 11:58 PM

West... I think -"D zz" ->>>well...was the first 'tag' I saw 'out that way'.

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Re: Who was the first

Posted by crackaman on Thursday, 30th January 2003 11:32 AM

Do you remember that old 'Renegades' piece that used to be at central station? The green one with the character. F#k that was there for years.

First writer i saw was 'Master" icf or ESCAPE roa.

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Re: Who was the first

Posted by Dj Angus on Saturday, 1st February 2003 3:17 AM
203.34.158.194

what about 'Hams'

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Re: Who was the first

Posted by AndyeteA on Saturday, 1st February 2003 4:02 PM
210.50.59.189

Hams for sure Angus.

hiphophead

Yeah, my 'wording' was 'all wrong' and it's hard to list 'tags' as there are so many wicked writers and it's hard to know what or where or which years to drop a few 'old' names, just confusing, don't worry -PEACE

Demo, Jealous, Jury, Brat, Dare, Nice, Sabre and everyone, there are so many writers and crews........heaps of sad RIPs not forgotton.

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Back in the day on the B-Line

Posted by Hams on Tuesday, 4th February 2003 5:53 PM

Aye, thanks for the shoutout Angus.

I personally started painting & breaking summer of 83'
Myself and a couple of friends started painting southside suburbs, loganlee, springwood ect. Then started painting the lines (B-Line was our focus) Starting @ 'Altandi' around 84-85. I don't know, around that time we were riding the trains all over, looking for other active painters (to hook up with) and no one was doing anything! Only a few tags. The guys who were painting the b-line at that time was Myself, Tez, Jafa / Spyda (Blunted Stylus), Lev, Katch, Frickman, Nice, Tony T, (were talking serious productions & letter development). Pieces like: Electro (on altandi), Keg (altandi), Fire & Ice (altandi), Spyda (altandi), Lev (altandi), This is Art (altandi), Look (altandi bridge), Sam & Hams (Rocklea), TNT (Rocklea), Hit Man (Rocklea), Concrete (Sulsbry), Rockstar (fairfield tunnel), Jungle (Vulture St), Jafa & 2You (St Brisbane), Devious (Pk Road), Choice & Tez (Pk Road)

I met Katch & Nice while painting the Altandi Wall in 85', they were taking the train to the gold coast to break with the Smurfs. Scan & Doom (members of the Smurfs) were also painting on the coast around that time.

Around late 85, early 86.......myself and the Altandi / Kuraby / Sunnybank... painters (UAA - United Ausy Artists) formed and allegiance with Vulture St / Woodridge / Wooloowin crew (NuWave) to form MUSK /USK (Maste United Style kings). With this unity a lot of major line painting projects & Style development took place.

'Youngy' a murri writer from Sanki St (West End) was also up everywhere with his signature tag (in poska) in the early 80's through to the mid to late 80's

The others on the above lists came later in the later 80's. (87/88....)
some wer possibly tagging or painting a bit in the burbs but none that we saw on the lines.

hope that gives sort some insight into early brizzo painting days.
If i forgot anyone....sorry

peace Hams

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Re: Back in the day on the B-Line

Posted by andyetea on Tuesday, 4th February 2003 8:11 PM

Hams

Wicked words, some fav/s (pieces) that I used to love to see where: "NU" (Fashion), "Hitman", "Tez", "JOKE and HOMEBOY", "Nude*", "Joker", "Monica", "Bank", "Aero", "Nova', any of those old pieces in "The Hall of Fame" (Dutton Park), "Damage" -further out, "Spice" - World Expo - 'buff days', any "Brink" works of art, I'd say "Scape", "Sniper", "Sinister", "Casino" (remember Milton Station), and TDF, IFE productions rocked da house, and not to forget "Jacquai (spelling?) and Coleen (spelling)" - pieces under Oxley train overpass, and of course the City Myer Centre dogems(as you partook in -fresh) and restraunt, and Amok's work at The Groove.

so many writers, so many wicked crews

peace

AndyeteA

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Back in the day on the B-Line

Posted by Hams on Tuesday, 4th February 2003 5:57 PM

Aye, thanks for the shoutout Angus.

I personally started breaking summer of 82' and painting mid 83'
Myself and a couple of friends started painting southside suburbs, loganlee, springwood ect. Then started painting the lines (B-Line was our focus) Starting @ 'Altandi' around 84-85. I don't know, around that time we were riding the trains all over, looking for other active painters (to hook up with) and no one was doing anything! Only a few tags. The guys who were painting the b-line at that time was Myself, Tez, Jafa / Spyda (Blunted Stylus), Lev, Katch, Frickman, Nice, Tony T, (were talking serious productions & letter development). Pieces like: Electro (on altandi), Keg (altandi), Fire & Ice (altandi), Spyda (altandi), Lev (altandi), This is Art (altandi), Look (altandi bridge), Sam & Hams (Rocklea), TNT (Rocklea), Hit Man (Rocklea), Concrete (Sulsbry), Rockstar (fairfield tunnel), Jungle (Vulture St), Jafa & 2You (St Brisbane), Devious (Pk Road), Choice & Tez (Pk Road)

I met Katch & Nice while painting the Altandi Wall in 85', they were taking the train to the gold coast to break with the Smurfs. Scan & Doom (members of the Smurfs) were also painting on the coast around that time.

Around late 85, early 86.......myself and the Altandi / Kuraby / Sunnybank... painters (UAA - United Ausy Artists) formed and allegiance with Vulture St / Woodridge / Wooloowin crew (NuWave) to form MUSK /USK (Maste United Style kings). With this unity a lot of major line painting projects & Style development took place.

'Youngy' a murri writer from Sanki St (West End) was also up everywhere with his signature tag (in poska) in the early 80's through to the mid to late 80's

The others on the above lists came later in the later 80's. (87/88....)
some wer possibly tagging or painting a bit in the burbs but none that we saw on the lines.

hope that gives sort some insight into early brizzo painting days.
If i forgot anyone....sorry

peace Hams

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Re: Back in the day on the B-Line

Posted by andyetea on Tuesday, 4th February 2003 8:23 PM

Hams

Who painted the piece titled "SPRAY IT DON'T SAY IT" at the Ipswich enterence (to the left as the train arrives - lots of orange) at Toowong station? I've always wanted to remember.

AndyeteA

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Towong Piece

Posted by Hams on Wednesday, 5th February 2003 12:14 AM

Can't say sorry,
i remember a few pieces there. (87?) or (88 on.....)
Most major spots were painted grey for expo 88.
If its got a grey background i'd say it was after 88, cause QR went on a massive buffing spree to clean up QR property. The only oldschool stuff that was spared was on private property,
ie factories ect .
Until then they rarely buffed pieces- there were exceptions
sometimes if they were on platforms.

P.
Hams

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Re: Towong Piece

Posted by andyetea on Wednesday, 5th February 2003 3:35 PM

Have you got any scanned flicks of "The Taringa Wall" while that one was still morter? If so I'd love to see them, I think I can just remember them...? There were some toon characters, "a bird", maybe..."a cat" I do not know if it was 'a cat in the hat', and then I think, a "decoy" and a "price" piece just after that.

"Joke and Homeboy" used to give us rushes! ;-)

Andrew

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Re: Towong Piece

Posted by Trance_Wizard on Wednesday, 5th February 2003 3:41 PM

i was the first

seee my

"dr_ne0n" grafs hehehehe mmmm..

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Re: Toowong Police

Posted by andyetea on Wednesday, 5th February 2003 7:31 PM

Mr Wizard....NEON, are you sure?.......???

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